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Coinbase Employees Have Begun to Take Severance Packages

Coinbase Employees Have Begun to Take Severance Packages

Companies can’t become “apolitical” overnight. According to multiple Coinbase workers, the plan to offer a clean exit for mission-dissenting staffers has been in the works for six months. So far, at least three people in the 1,200-person firm have taken the severance package, one of these sources told CoinDesk on Friday. In the past week, …

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Apple will not feature Dapps on AppStore, forbids crypto transactions: Coinbase CEO

Apple will not feature Dapps on AppStore, forbids crypto transactions: Coinbase CEO

Co-founder and CEO of Coinbase, Brian Armstrong recently shared, in a twitter thread his thoughts on Apple’s App Store restrictions that do not allow iOS users to earn money using cryptocurrency. The CEO also made claims that Apple told Coinbase that it was ’not appropriate’ for the App Store to allow iOS customers to use …

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Link’s Trading Volume on Coinbase Surpasses That of Bitcoin

Link’s Trading Volume on Coinbase Surpasses That of Bitcoin

Chainlink’s link token, driven by the increased popularity of decentralized finance (DeFi), has surged past bitcoin, becoming the most traded cryptocurrency of the past 24 hours on Coinbase Pro, the biggest crypto exchange in the U.S.  Disclosure The leader in blockchain news, CoinDesk is a media outlet that strives for the highest journalistic standards and …

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Coinbase Considering 19 Additional Cryptos for Exchange Listing

Coinbase Considering 19 Additional Cryptos for Exchange Listing

Coinbase is considering listing ampleforth, hedera hashgraph, blockstack and 16 other digital assets in the cryptocurrency exchange’s latest exploratory review. Disclosure The leader in blockchain news, CoinDesk is a media outlet that strives for the highest journalistic standards and abides by a strict set of editorial policies. CoinDesk is an independent operating subsidiary of Digital …

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U.S. Internal Revenue Service inks deal with Coinbase for blockchain analytics software

U.S. Internal Revenue Service inks deal with Coinbase for blockchain analytics software

Public records show that the U.S. Internal Revenue Service has inked a deal with crypto exchange company Coinbase to use its Coinbase Analytics blockchain tracing software. The signing date is listed as July 15 on the Sam.gov database, which tracks contract offerings for U.S. agencies. The contract becomes effective on July 23 and lasts for …

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Coinbase Offers US Feds New Crypto Surveillance Tools

Coinbase Offers US Feds New Crypto Surveillance Tools

Coinbase is getting in on the government blockchain analytics game. The behemoth cryptocurrency exchange has initiated procurement deals with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for a cryptocurrency investigations tool called “Coinbase Analytics,” according to publicly available documents. The Block first reported on the prospective deals Friday. Coinbase Analytics has …

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Industry Group Led by Polychain, Coinbase Seeks to Get Ahead on Staking Regulations

Industry Group Led by Polychain, Coinbase Seeks to Get Ahead on Staking Regulations

The Proof of Stake Alliance (POSA), an industry advocacy group, is publishing a series of recommended standards for companies participating in a proof-of-stake consensus protocol in an effort to reduce regulatory clampdowns on different networks. The group met with members of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) earlier this year to discuss their proposals …

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Blockchain Bites: Coinbase and BlockFi Do Some Major Hiring, Tron Gets Coronavirus Relief

Blockchain Bites: Coinbase and BlockFi Do Some Major Hiring, Tron Gets Coronavirus Relief

Justin Sun’s Tron platform successfully applied for a $2 million pandemic relief loan intended for small businesses. Coinbase has scooped up employees from the now-defunct TokenAnylist startup while BlockFi has poached two executives from Credit Suisse and American Express to join its lending firm. Here’s the story: You’re reading Blockchain Bites, the daily roundup of the …

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Binance, Coinbase were the most active industry hirers in 2020’s first quarter

Binance, Coinbase were the most active industry hirers in 2020’s first quarter

Exchanges Binance and Coinbase were the most active hirers in the crypto industry during the first quarter of 2020. Both exchanges posted at least six jobs during the quarter, according to research conducted by The Block’s Steven Zheng. Crypto wallet Ledger, custodian BitGo and Ripple also posted at least five jobs each in Q1 2020. …

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Coinbase Custody is the biggest Tezos staking service, despite charging higher fees

Coinbase Custody is the biggest Tezos staking service, despite charging higher fees

Coinbase Custody is the largest operator of a Tezos staking validator, despite charging higher fees. The firm is staking over 65 million XTZ as of March 30, according to research conducted by The Block’s John Dantoni. Coinbase Custody launched its staking service in April 2019. That equates to more than $110 million at today’s XTZ …

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